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ISSUES & INNOVATION

Portland’s Schools Take On Tough Issues and Bold Ideas

From absentee kindergartners to meditation classes, local education is transforming.

  • By Emma Mannheimer, Rachel Grozanick, Katelyn Best, Alex Madison, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/15/2016

COMFORT FOOD

The Spud Bracket

Pit Portland’s most awesome potatoes against one another in a drag-out battle for carb-loading supremacy.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 01/15/2016

NEWS

This Portland Singer Is Going to ISIS-Controlled Syria for a Peace Concert

He calls himself the “Peace Troubadour,” and has sung in Iraq and Bosnia. Now he's bringing his classical guitar to Syria to "sing prayers of peace."

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 01/14/2016

MUSICAL THEATER

Five Things You Should Know about The Book of Mormon Before You See the Show

Broadway smash-hit The Book of Mormon is back in Portland and set to delight and offend, probably in equal measure. For a quick primer—and our takeaway from Wednesday’s opening night—read on.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz, Fiona McCann, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/14/2016

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

The Oregon Truffle Festival Returns with Triple the Truffles

The 2016 festival expands to three weekends and adds truffle boozing.

  • By Alex Keith
  • Published 01/14/2016

PDX INT’L

Kenny & Zuke's and 'The First Airport Tasting Room in the World' Land at PDX

Plus three Portland coffee roasters and a farm-to-table market join the high-flying lineup.

  • By Alex Keith
  • Published 01/14/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 14–17

Lily Tomlin live! Plus Andy Kindler, Gregory Alan Isakov, the heavy-hitting Nareh Arghamanyan, NW Film's Reel Music, Broadway's Book of Mormon, and openings at Milagro and CoHo.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/14/2016

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Powell's Expands on Hawthorne

Plus: Portland Art Museum promises Warhol and Rodin, and Pickathon starts the party.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/14/2016

MUSIC

Josh Ritter Brings His 'Oracular Honky Tonk’ to Portland

He’s earned comparisons to Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie, but the one-time PDX resident told Portland Monthly why he’s pumped to live in the age of Kanye West and Jay Z.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/13/2016

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From spicy miso ramen at Departure to oysters at Olympia Oyster Bar, these are the things you must devour right now.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 01/13/2016

COMEDY

Comedian Paula Poundstone Talks Parenting and Pop-Tarts En Route to PDX

Longtime comedian and NPR contributor Paula Poundstone brings her arresting ties and acerbic wit to Portland this week. We caught up with her ahead of her Aladdin Theater shows.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 01/13/2016

FORECASTING 2016

We Predict: Portland’s Best Restaurants 2016

A charcoal-fired paella restaurant, a Southern Thai curry house, the city’s first food hall, and bold new small plates compete to be Portland’s next great breakout.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 01/13/2016

TRAVEL NEWS

Forest Service Waives Fees at National Parks for MLK Day

Just stay away from the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 01/13/2016

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Top Picks for Chefs Week PDX

The third-annual food festival from Top Chef front-runner Gregory Gourdet is bigger and more star-studded than ever.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/12/2016

MUSIC

El Vy Pays Tribute to Bowie on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Portland's Brent Knopf joined El Vy bandmate Matt Berninger and New Orleans' Stay Human for a tribute to the late star on last night's The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Added bonus: Matt Sheehy (of Ramona Falls and Lost Lander) on bass.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/12/2016

OUTDOORS

Are Recumbent Trikes the Bikes of the Future?

Southeast Portland’s RecumbentPDX meets the demand for the recumbent trike—and it’s not as dorky as you think.

  • By Alex Keith
  • Published 01/11/2016

OUTDOORS

This Portland-Made Trailer Will Make Your Glamping Dreams Come True

It's got a boat for a roof. Repeat: It's got a boat for a roof.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 01/11/2016

GOOD EATS

Feed Your Healthy Eating Resolutions at Rabbits Cafe, Now Open in Big Pink

The Sonny Bowl spinoff serves smoothies and vegan macro bowls to the downtown lunch crowd.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 01/11/2016

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Tapalaya Hosts a Ramen Pop-Up, Dessert Theater “Healthy Lifestyles,” and More Portland Food Events

…including Morgan Street's dessert theater, charity dinners at Relish Gastropub, and a pozole pop-up at Verde Cocina.

  • By Alex Keith
  • Published 01/11/2016

GYM SPOTLIGHT

Discover a Former Sicilian Circus Performer's Specialized Pilates Method

Northeast Portland's new Begin Pilates studio makes Pilates accessible for any age level.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 01/11/2016
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